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April 22, 2017
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DISTRICT 2 CAMPAIGN TRAIL Candidate Mike Kelley has been visiting the various neighborhood associations as he meets people in and about District 2. This Tuesday, April 18, he appeared at the Old Dover Neighborhood Association to discuss his candidacy. Reminiscing about past efforts as the City Hall liaison to the neighborhood, including bringing a...
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April 14, 2017
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SOUTH END BUSINESS BREAKFAST Several neighborhood partners and the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) will host a South End Business Breakfast on Monday, April 24, at 10 a.m. in the Gaslight Brasserie du Coin, 560 Harrison Ave. The event will offer an opportunity to network with small business in the South End and...
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April 7, 2017
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AMPLIFICATION In a recent story in the Sun, the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) heralded the increasingly female workforce at the agency. Many of the decision makers, it was noted, are now female. However, some readers were ready to point out that women have held positions of consequence at the BPDA in the...
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March 31, 2017
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COUNCIL PASSES NOMINATION PAPERS The Boston City Council this past Wednesday, March 22, voted to pass Mayor Martin Walsh’s home-rule petition to amend the rules around nomination papers. This home-rule petition, if passed by the state, would allow registered voters to sign as many candidates’ papers as they wish, rather than limit them to...
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March 24, 2017
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TIME TO HAVE SOME FUN…AND TALK ‘Get Tapped’ will take place on Tuesday, March 28, from 6-10 p.m. at Banyan Bar + Refuge, 553 Tremont St. Tickets are $15 and that includes two drink tickets from kegs of Pabst, featured cocktails, limitless chicken wings, doughnuts, music, and live graffiti work by ‘Marka27,’ ‘Problak,’ and...
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March 17, 2017
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MINILUXE APPROVAL ON HOLD The South End Landmarks District Commission (SELC) held off approving the application of a MiniLuxe nail salon at 536 Tremont St., currently the site of the shuttered Emilio’s Pizza across from the Boston Center for the Arts. The applicants proposed keeping the storefront as is, but making it fit within...
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March 10, 2017
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SET THE CLOCK BACK Residents are reminded this weekend to set their clocks ahead one hour before going to bed Saturday night. Remember: Spring forward. Fire officials also remind residents to replace the batteries in their smoke detectors as they change the clocks. SOUTH END FORUM RE-SCHEDULED An ambitious agenda was planned for the...
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March 3, 2017
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ELLIS WINE MARCH 22 The Ellis South End Neighborhood Association is pleased to announce a wine tasting tour of Italy. To help guide through this complicated terroir, there will be the expert assistance of George Schwartz, a distributor with deep knowledge and experience of the country and its wines.  We’ll taste a selection of...
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February 28, 2017
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MOHR AND MCPHERSON TO SCALE BACK, SIGN OF THE TIMES? The owner of Mohr and McPherson announced at the Old Dover Neighborhood Association meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 21, that his marquee South End store in the SoWa buildings would be scaling back significantly and moving more to an online presence. While rumors of the...
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